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    Open Phones with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor talked about her book From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation and responded to viewer comments and questions. She was interviewed while at the 16th annual…

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    Policing and Race Relations

    Congressional Black Caucus members spoke to reporters at the Department of Justice about a letter they wrote to Attorney General Loretta Lynch calling for an investigation into the deaths…

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    President Obama at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    President Obama delivered the keynote address at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner. This was his seventh and final appearance as president,…

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    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    Awards were presented at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner. Video tributes introduced the recipients.

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    Pushout

    Monique Morris talked about her book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, in which she looks at how some school policies are having a negative impact on the lives of…

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    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    Representative Marica Fudge (D-OH) was presented with an award at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner. She was…

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    Q&A with Laurence Leamer

    Laurence Leamer talked about several of his books, which include The Kennedy Women, Madness Under the Royal Palms: Love and Death Behind the Gates of Palm Beach. and The Lynching: The Epic…

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    Newsmakers with Cornell William Brooks

    Cornell William Brooks talked about the Justice Department’s report on Baltimore policing and the NAACP’s belief that a national policing crisis exists. He also spoke about voting rights in 2016,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments from African Americans on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s outreach to the community.

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    16th St. Baptist Church

    The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that…

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    Democracy in Black

    Eddie Glaude talked about his book Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, in which he looks at the state of black America. He spoke at the 18th annual Harlem Book…

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    National Urban League, Luncheon Session

    Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD), Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn Colvin, and others delivered remarks at the National Urban League’s conference. They discussed issues facing African Americans…

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    Community Policing and Race Relations

    Members of the the law enforcement community and the Department of Justice’s director of Community Oriented Policing Services discussed the importance of strengthening police-community relations. “Walking the…

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    Racial Profiling

    A family discussed an encounter with the Washington, D.C., police and the subject of racial profiling. Kelly Amis showed a clip of her documentary film, Think of Calvin, which chronicled the incident. “Think of Calvin: One…

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    Panel Discussion on Politics and Literature

    Panelists talked about politics and literature. Panelists included Edwidge Danticat, author of Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work; author Charles Johnson; and Victoria Chevalier,…

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    African American Women in the Republican Party

    Professor Leah Wright Rigueur talked about the motives of African American women who were active members of the Republican Party from the 1960s to the present. Ms. Rigueur was interviewed…

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    National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Training Conference

    The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) hosted a discussion on perceptions of police, including how officer training can build trust between officers and the…

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    Panel Discussion on Black Writers in the Digital Age

    Panelists talked about black writers in the digital age. Panelists included author and journalist Farai Chideya; Akiba Solomon, editorial director of Colorlines; poet Tai Allen; Johnny Temple,…

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    Defining Black America

    Historians and scholars talked about who is considered “black” in America. This talk was a session of “The Future of the African American Past,” a conference hosted by the Smithsonian…

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    African Americans and Civil Rights

    Historians and activists reflected on the historical arc of the civil rights movement. This discussion was part of a three-day conference called “The Future of the African American Past.”…

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